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My Contribution About Vibrant Older Adults in the COVID19 Pandemic Published as Chapter in New Book

I am very honored to announce the publication of the book “Pandemic Providers”. This work resulted from the collaboration I was part of during 2020-2021 among a large group of international psychologists, researchers, and mental health advocates. It has been an honor and privilege to be part of the Interdivisional APA COVID-19 Task Force and I am grateful to my… READ MORE>>

Upcoming Presentation at the NYC Elder Abuse Center

Presentation Date: 10/29/21
Location: Zoom

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On Friday, October 29, I will be giving a presentation to the staff of the NYC Elder Abuse Center (NYCEAC), entitled “The Risk for Dehumanization and  Non-Conscious Bias Towards Older… READ MORE>>

Asking for Your Help in Participating in a Study About Vibrant Older Adults

As part of my work co-leading the Working Group on Older Adults and Caregivers of the American Psychological Association Interdivision COVID-19 Task Force, I have helped to create and am participating in a research study on the experiences of older adults during and following the coronavirus pandemic. The purposes of the study, and why I believe it is necessary and… READ MORE>>

Presentations by the Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force of the American Psychological Association

The American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force was created in March 2020 to address the needs of various vulnerable populations. I have been serving as the Chair of the Working Group on Older Adults and Caregivers, along with my Co-Chair, Dr. Jenni Frumer. A video was recently made of presentations by the Chairs of  the various Working Groups,… READ MORE>>

Roundtable of the APA Interdisciplinary COVID-19 Task Force

The American Psychological Association (APA) Interdisciplinary Covid-19 Task Force was initiated by Charles Figley, a well-known figure in the field of trauma and resilience research. The Task Force is comprised of psychologists and mental health professionals across the USA, as well as from other countries.  The purpose of the task force is to identify vulnerable sub-groups and their psychological needs… READ MORE>>

National Day of Action for Older Adults, Tuesday, June 23

LeadingAge is calling on all Americans to Act for Older Adults. LeadingAge is an association of nonprofit organizations providing older adults that came together in 1961, with a mission of learning from each other, and advocating together to inspire a new and different view of aging in the USA.  The 5,000+ members and partners include not-for-profit organizations representing the entire… READ MORE>>

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